Wasserman Schultz, Hillary Weave A Tangled Web

For many of us the data scandal scenario that was being presented to us in which Bernie Sanders was the offender and Hillary Clinton the innocent victim had an aura of unreality. But then we were told that the behavior of Sanders’ staffers was even worse than we knew. Heck, even Greg Mitchell tweeted that…

Bernie’s Campaign Takes a Hit

I pity the ‘liberal’ pundits who’ve been insisting that Bernie is ‘unelectable’. I pity them because when they write about other subjects they seem so level headed that I suspect they may be in pain. They probably never thought they’d be spending the last months of the primary campaign writing things that they know are…

Who’s Right About Syria?

I’m reading Patrick Cockburn’s article about the U.S. teaming up again with Al Qaeda and at the same time listening to Obama’s news conference. I’d like to know why they differ so much on the situation in Syria. Obama says it’s all about Assad’s treatment of Syrian protesters. Cockburn says the U.S. has been trying…

The Precipice that is Syria

The big question after the Paris Attacks has been whether we should escalate the conflict in Syria. The task of voters, assuming they have a say in this matter, is to decide which facts are relevant to making a decision. There’s no question that ISIS represents a serious threat, and not just to the Middle…